Canadian and World Studies
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. American History. University Preparation, CHA3U
This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. Food and Nutrition Science. University/College Preparation, HFA4M
This course examines various nutritional, psychological, social, cultural, and global factors that influence people’s food choices and customs. Students will learn about current Canadian and worldwide issues related to food, frameworks for making appropriate dietary choices, and food-preparation techniques.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. Forces of Nature: Physical Processes and Disasters. University/College Preparation, CGF3M
In this course, students will explore physical processes related to the earth’s water, land, and air. They will investigate how these processes shape the planet’s natural characteristics and affect human systems, how they are involved in the creation of natural disasters, and how they influence the impacts of human disasters.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. Living and Working with Children. College Preparation, HPW3C1
This course focuses on the well-being of children in families and community settings. Students will study child behaviour and child development in the context of relationships with parents and others in the community, and will learn through research and by observing and interacting with children.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. Regional Geography. University/College Preparation, CGB3M
This course explores interrelationships between the land and people in a selected region as well as interconnections between this region and the rest of the world. Students will explore the region’s environmental, socio-economic, and cultural characteristics and will investigate issues related to natural resources, economic development and sustainability, population change, globalization, and quality of life.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. The Individual and the Economy. University/College Preparation, CIE3M
This course explores challenges facing the Canadian economy as well as the implications of various responses to these challenges. Students will explore the economic role of business, labour, and government, as well as their own role as individual consumers and contributors, and how all of these influence stability and variability in the Canadian economy.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. Understanding Canadian Law. University/College Preparation, CLU3M
This course explores Canadian law, with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to the lives of people in Canada. Students will gain an understanding of laws relating to rights and freedoms in Canada; our legal system; and family, contract, employment, tort, and criminal law.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Issues. World History to the End of the Fifteenth Century. University/College Preparation, CHW3M
This course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and premodern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies.
Grade 11, Canadian and World Studies. Managing Personal and Family Resources. College Preparation, HIR3C
This course explores how to use human, material and community resources effectively, and how to make informed choices with respect to clothing purchases, finance, food and nutrition, housing and transportation. Students will learn about the dynamics of human interaction, how to make responsible choices in their transition to post-secondary education and careers, and strategies to enable them to manage time, talent and money effectively